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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KMTR 201535
CWFMTR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
835 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS AND OUT 60 NM INCLUDING THE SAN
FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND MONTEREY BAY

PZZ500-210345-
835 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

A WEAK FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS ON MONDAY
MORNING AND EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS AHEAD OF
THE FRONT WILL TURN TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND THE FRONT ON MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND INCREASE ON MONDAY EVENING...MAINLY SOUTH OF
POINT SUR. A LARGE WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL ARRIVE IN THE WATERS
TODAY AND PERSIST INTO TUESDAY BEFORE SUBSIDING SOMEWHAT BY
MIDWEEK.



PZZ570-210345-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
835 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

TUE
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS.

WED
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. 



PZZ571-210345-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
835 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THU
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN. 



PZZ575-210345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
835 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THU
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 



PZZ576-210345-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
835 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.

TUE
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THU
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 



PZZ540-210345-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
835 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

TUE
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. 



PZZ545-210345-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
835 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

TODAY
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.

THU
W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 

..SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST
..

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET EARLY MONDAY
MORNING WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
8 TO 10 FEET BY MONDAY AFTERNOON WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF
16 SECONDS

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET EARLY MONDAY MORNING
WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 TO 11
FEET BY MONDAY AFTERNOON WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 16
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.7 KNOTS AT 02:27 PM MONDAY AND
1.3 KNOTS AT 02:30 AM TUESDAY.



PZZ560-210345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
835 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

TODAY
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THU
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 



PZZ565-210345-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
835 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

TODAY
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.

TUE
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THU
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. 



PZZ530-210345-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
835 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

WED
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

THU
SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

FRI
W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 



PZZ531-210345-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
835 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

TODAY
S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.

WED
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

THU
W WINDS 10 KT.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 



PZZ535-210345-
MONTEREY BAY-
835 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

TODAY
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES LESS
THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THU
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 



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